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Aminata Ousmane in Great African Films: Vol. 1: Faraw!

Great African Films: Vol. 1: Faraw! Mother of the Dunes

1997 NR

Director Abdoulaye Ascofare's drama follows Zamiatou (Aminata Ousmane), a mother who struggles to support her family in the wake of her husband's unjust incarceration. Life is already difficult in the desolate desert of Mali in Africa, but when her husband returns from prison a mentally and physically reduced man, Zamiatou will do anything to keep her two sons and daughter alive.